Matthias Garff, born 1986 in Solothurn, CH
lives and works in Leipzig, GER
exhibitions in Germany and Argentinia


EDUCATION AND DEGREES
2008-2010 Dresden Academy of Fine Arts [HfBK] Dresden, Bildende Kunst, Prof. Sery
2010-2013  HfBK Dresden, Class of comprehensive artistic work, Prof. Grossarth
2013-2015  HfBK Dresden, Master Class Student, Prof. Dammbeck

2013   Diploma Fine Arts, HfBK Dresden
2015   Postgraduale Studies of Fine Arts, HfBK Dresden  


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018   Deutsche Werkstätten Hellerau, Dresden, Konferenz der Tiere  
2017   Galerie Margareta Friesen, Dresden, Tête-à-Tête (with Tim von Veh)
2017   Galerie Tobias Schrade, Ulm, Matthias Garff und Marc Taschowsky (with Marc Taschowsky)
2017   Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Matthias Garff: Stempelbilder  
2016   Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Kleine Insektenschau
2015   Galerie bipolar, Leipzig, Staub (with Carsten Goering)
2014   Galerie Brüderstraße, Görlitz, Homo erectus  
2014   Galerie Margareta Friesen, Dresden, Altweltaffen positiv  
2013   Freitaler Technologiezentrum, Freital, Die Argentinische Verwandtschaft  
2012   HfBK Dresden, Der Argentinische Garten - Europapremiere  


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)
2017   Pilotenküche, Leipzig, Final Exhibition: “Buttersäuer-Senf”
2017   Galerie Kunstück, Oldenburg, Tierisch III  
2016   Darmstädter Sezession, Darmstadt, Jahresausstellung  
2016   Westpol Airspace, Leipzig, ..and found  
2015   Galerie Margareta Friesen, Dresden, Abstrakt  
2015   HILO Galeria, Buenos Aires, Open Studio
2015   La Ira de Dios, Buenos Aires, Afuera
2015   Josef Filipp Galerie, Leipzig, Ménagerie
2015   Galerie tiliart, Dresden, Vögel und Heilige  
2014   OSTRALE, Dresden, Around You  
2014   Galerie module, Dresden, IMPORT=EXPORT II  
2014    Saxon state parliament,, Dresden, Schöne Schwestern  
2013   Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin, PLURALPROJEKT 2013  
2013   Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden, Diplomausstellung  
2013   it‘s mee gallery, Stuttgart, IMPORT=EXPORT  


GRANTS, AWARDS
2018   Artist-in-Residency, ADATA AiR - Plovdiv 2019 Foundation, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2016   Competion art with architecture, 3rd place, tax office Grimma, Saxony
2016   Nomination for the Prize of the Darmstadt Secession
2015   Artist-in-Residency, La Ira de Dios, Buenos Aires, Argentina


COLLECTIONS
Municipal Collection Bautzen (Museum Bautzen, Permanent Exhibition)
Collection of the Ostsächsische Sparkasse Dresden
Collection Sculpture Garden Weisser Hirsch, Dresden